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Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that would legally permit driverless cars to travel the streets of washington. just like california, florida, and nevada, whenever they arrived. >> well, the real attraction is increased safety. about 70% of the vehicle crashes, unimpaired drivers. the drivers that are in no way ill paired them just make mistakes. >> reporter: the obama administration said tuesday pits launching a new research initiative on the safety and reliability of driverless technology. >> in any event, this is a step toward the jetson. not the flintstones. >> reporter: out on the city streets of the nation's capital, motorists were mixed about the idea. >> they already have cars that can deck when you're approaching too close and so i think the technology is pretty close. >> i like driving myself, personally. i wouldn't want a computer or technology to do it for me. >> sure. we already have them in california. i follow the google car all the time. no problem. >> sometime you need a human touch to make decisions, what you're going to do in a traffic situation. that changes invariably just down the street. >> r
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
washington, jackie bensen, news4. >>> president obama is in california today for a campaign, and presidential business, too. he traveled to the bakersfield area this afternoon to dedicate a new national monument to caesar chavez, the migrant farm worker who became a civil rights champion and founded the united farm workers union. >> every time somebody's son or daughter comes and learns about the history of this movement, i want them to know that our journey is never hopeless. our work is never done. i want them to remember that true courage is revealed when the night is darkest and the resistance is strongest and we somehow find it in ourselves to stand up for what we believe in. >> after paying his respects to the widow of chavez, the president flew off to san francisco for a round of campaign events. >>> mitt romney is campaigning in virginia again today, in a major foreign policy address at the virginia military institute, he continued to blast president obama's leadership in the middle east, and offered his own view. >> when we look at the middle east today, with iran closer
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
service out of california. parents say while it's not the best news to hear, it doesn't change the way they feel about the education they're getting at least here at tulip grove. >> you go to wash your hands and clean up supplies, you have no hot water. things like that are annoying. but it's not something that is -- that totally bothers you and makes you feel bad about going to school. >> reporter: the next question is, of course, how much is it going to cost to make all of the repairs that this company is adjusting. we'll have that report coming up at 6:00 p.m. in upper marlboro, tracee wilkins, news4. >>> the school board will review the new facility's report at its next meeting later this month. >>> still ahead at 5:00, a local principal gets moved to the head of the class, and receives a big prize. >>> plus, jennifer aniston's hair lands her a new gig. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the m
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
be covering 5300 miles with stops in iowa, colorado, nevada and california. he'll spend the night in florida. the president's visit to california will include a stop at nbc studios in burbank for a taping of the "tonight show" with jay leno. the program airs tonight right after news4 at 11:00. >>> new ballot problems just a day after the news4 iteam exposed missing pages in absentee ballots in maryland. now we're getting word tonight many voters received multiple copies of their absentee ballots leaving some people to wonder about voter fraud. tisha thompson is here to tell you what to look out for. >> if you see something strange when you try to vote, right away, we started hearing from viewers who told us they've received multiple absentee ballots in the mail. the same day this man sent in his absentee ballot, he got another one in the mail. >> i don't think i should have two ballots. because it sounds like the old admonishment, i shouldn't vote more than once. i didn't really know what to do. >> reporter: we immediately got on the phone with the marand board of elections who says
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
adventures took her from alaska, where she grew up, to california, where she attended college and started a doll business. a couple of years ago, claudine and her parents moved to be close to the rest of the family and she volunteered in the sheriff's office. >> she just would throw herself full force into anything. >> reporter: she became interested in ships when two of them docked in her town. that turned into a job this year aboard the "hms bounty." >> she just loved the boats and the ocean. and doing what she was doing. >> reporter: patricia worried and claudine when storms approached. but her niece would always reassure the family everything was okay. >> she said, don't worry about me. i'm happier that be i've been. >> reporter: the family thought the ship was docked when hurricane sandy came through. but claudine called and told them the ship was at sea and taking on water. >> she said, i just want to tell you i love you and i love being on the bounty, and the family here that i've made. and i just love this boat. >> reporter: it was the last time they heard her voice. rescu
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